While using paper towels, “flushable wipes,” and facial tissue during a state of emergency sounds like a good idea, please remember that these products are still garbage and should be treated as such. These items have a high probability of clogging your drain line resulting in a call to a plumber that could be avoided. Please keep a garbage can by your toilet should you need to utilize one of the alternative products.
At 11:30 a.m. we began a test to show how different paper products break down in water.
After a short 5 second aggressive agitation
After six minutes in water and another aggressive agitation